In an exclusive interview with The Breakfast Club yesterday, New Orleans rap pioner and business mogul Master P made some very strong statements about the new dope in the Hip Hop industry; promethazine or “syrup”. With it’s heightened use among today’s artists, which comes a generation after several artists have lost their lives due to the dangerous depressant such as DJ Screw and Pimp C. P’s stance on the deadly concoction of cough syrup and soda, usually called “Dirty Sprite”, is that the music has even been impacted by the drug.

“Nobody really wanna work no more…Everybody getting high now,”

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says the No Limit general.

“The syrup is killing the whole—this generation. Sometimes you don’t have to work for the money. If you do what you gotta do and you good at it, the money gon’ come. You gotta love what you’re doing. Drugs and syrup are killing this generation of Hip Hop.”


Do you agree with Master P or is the readily available drink just something that’s ok for casual use among Hip Hoppers?